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[texts]Keep your head down - Bernstein, Walter

Keywords: World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns Italy
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[texts]Tell It To The Chaplain - Chapman, Robert B.
Contents 1 I Join the Army 9 2 My First Assignment 19 3 Around Camp 28 4 A Chaplain's Day 36 5 Getting Orders 53 6 Going Overseas 62 7 England 70 8 Paris 79 9 Germany 87 10 Paris Again 97 11 Soissons 105 12 Paris Once More 114 13 Home at Last 123 14 Back to the Hospital 136 15 The Battle Ends 145 Digitized by Google books.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Chaplains, Military -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; World War II
Downloads: 49
[texts]They Have Seen The Elephant - Sims, Lynn L.
"They have seen the elephant": Veteran's Remembrances from World War II for the 40th Anniversary of V-E Day. Digitized by the Combined Arms Research Library (CARL) Digital Library, US Army Combined Arms Center. http://cgsc.cdmhost.com/cdm/
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Veterans; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Veterans -- United States
Downloads: 100
[texts]Ernie Pyle In England - Pyle, Ernie, 1900-1945
CONTENTS PAGE FOREWORD I ON MY WAY 1. Qualms i 2. Crossing i 3. Way Station 5 II ALL QUIET 1. Peace to War— Seven Hours 11 2. "He Hasn't Come Yet, Sir." 16 3. First Impressions 24 III MOST HATEFUL, MOST BEAUTIFUL 1. Ringed and Stabbed with Fire 30 2. Night Stroll, Illuminated 33 3. The Landmarks 36 4. Roughing It 42 5. Whooo-issshhh! 45 6. Sounds and Sights . 48 7. Blindfolded in Sahara 53 IV THE HEROES ARE ALL THE PEOPLE 1...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain; Pyle, Ernie, 1900-1945; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American
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[texts]The Capture Of Attu, As Told By The Men Who Fought There, Prepared By The War Department - United States. War Department
The Capture Of Attu, As Told By The Men Who Fought There, Prepared By The War Department"This book attempts to put the reader on the battlefield with the ground soldier. Men who fought on Attu, officers and enlisted men, told their stories to Lieutenant Robert J. Mitchell of the 32d Infantry, one of the regiments engaged. Lieutenant Mitchell was wounded during the latter stage of the battle and while convalescing wrote the accounts which are now published as Part Two of the book...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; Attu, Battle Of, Alaska, 1943; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 168
[texts]One Man Air Force - Gentile, Don S.
WWII ace fighter pilot Don Gentile's short autobiography, as told to Ira Wolfert. Book digitized by Google books.
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945; WWI; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American
Downloads: 198
[texts]Can Do! The Story of the Seabees - Huie, William Bradford, 1910-1986
Introduction 9 Cliapter I. HISTORY'S GREATEST CONSTRUCTION WAR 23 Chapter II. MEN AND MUD AT MUNDA 27 Chapter III. CAN DO AT GUADALCANAL 39 Chapter IV. THE "OTHER STORY" OF WAKE ISLAND 61 Chapter V. THE SEABEES ARE BORN 81 Chapter VI. BETWEEN PEARL HARBOR AND GUADALCANAL 89 Chapter VII. THE MAGIC BOX OF THE SEABEES 109 Chapter VIII. SEABEES AT SALERNO AND IN SICILY 123 Chapter IX. WE BUILD TWO ATLANTIC ROADS 145 Chapter X...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Navy -- Seabees; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Engineering And Construction
Downloads: 164
[texts]American Sahib - Muehl, John Frederick
Foreword IF I were to write a book about India . . . what would I say? Would I discuss the politics and economics of the country? Would I choose and display one of the dozen arbitrary sets of figures and statistics which purport to dis- close the condition of the people? Or would I write a novel, abstracting all of those intangible human factors which can be derived from every social equation? Well, really, I haven't much the heart to do either, for in the first place, they've been done before a...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; British -- India; CBI; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; India -- Description and travel; World War II
[texts]Arrest And Exile: The True Story Of An American Woman In Poland And Siberia, 1940-1941 - Mowrer, Lilian Thomson
CONTENTS 1. ARREST 3 2. the journey 32 3. prison camp 63 4. camp personalities 91 5. exiles' fate 115 6. memories 145 7. WINTER 170 8. THE ARRIVAL 193 9. RELEASE 219 10. THE JOURNEY BACK 243 Digitized by Google.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Kochanska, Olga; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners And Prisons, Soviet
[texts]Report On The War: Observations By Five Members Of The United States Senate On A 45, 000 Mile Trip To The War Areas - Chandler, Happy, 1898-1991
REPORT ON THE WAR From the Senate Committee on Naval Affairs: Senator Richard B. Russell of Georgia (Democrat) From the Senate Committee on Military Affairs: Senator Albert B. Chandler of Kentucky (Democrat) Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., of Massachusetts (Republican) From the Special Senate Committee to Investigate the National Defense Program (Truman Committee): Senator James M. Mead of New York (Democrat) Senator Ralph O...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; United States -- Politics And Government -- 1933-1945 -- Sources
[texts]They Sent Me To Iceland - Goodell, Jane
CONTENTS 1 2 STARTS AND FITS Page 3 3 DIGGING IN Page 28 "hut-nutty" or "saga-gaga"? Page 55 4 COUNTRY OF FROST AND FIRE Page 85 5 MEMBERS OF THE "FRl" Page 107 6 SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS Page 134 7 GOING HOME THE FIRST Page 160 8 PROGRESS Page 184 9 WHITE CHRISTMAS Page 204 10 HAPPY NEW YEAR Page 229 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS THE AUTHOR Frontispiece ICELANDIC SPRINGTIME 8 "an-gels of mer-cy are we" 24 THE HOT STOVE LEAGUE 24 TEMPORARY CENTER 40 THE GENERAL 56 SWEET AND HOT AT THE HOGPEN 72 OUTPOST 88 ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Iceland; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; American Red Cross; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War II: Women; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States
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[texts]Attack Transport: The Story Of The U.S.S. Doyen - Marsden, Lawrence Albert
Contents A Fighting Ship is Born i The Adolescent 9 Invasion in Dress Blues 15 Pollywog versus Shellback 41 Those New Zealand Women 53 Tarawa 60 Pigeon Mates 72 Time Out 78 Saipan 90 Akimoto and Shiba 103 Change of Plans 111 Leyte 117 The Goat and Cabbage Circuit 124 Christmas — 1944 Style 137 Up the Slot 146 Stopover at Guam 157 Iwo Jima: The Goal 163 Iwo Jima: The Price 174 A Letter Home 181 Under Way Again 197 Illustrations Between pages 22 and 39 Digitized by Google.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; USS Doyen (APA-1); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; USS Doyen; World War II
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[texts]A Surgeon In Wartime China - Powell, Lyle Stephenson, 1893-
TO MY WIFE GERALDINE WITHOUT WHOSE ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE THIS BOOK WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN POSSIBLE Contents PAGEI. East to Cathay 1II. The Early American War Effort in China 20III. The Forty-sixth Army 47IV. The Kweilin Phase 66V. Hengyang 87VI. Black Defeat 109VII. Kunming and Back to Kweiyang 132VIII. The Border Forces 152IX. The Central Command187X. An End Run 214Index 231IllustrationsFACING PAGEWashing Clothes in the River at Kweiyang 150Marshal Tang En-Po ? the Author, and Others 150Chinese Nu...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical Care -- United States; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; CBI; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- China
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[audio]The Rescue Of John Barctek, Eddie Rickenbacker, And Others, 11-1942 - War Department. The Adjutant General's Office
"This is a sound recording of Corporal John F. Barctek as he related the rescue of himself, Captain Eddie Rickenbacker, and other crew members of a Flying Fortress, after they had drifted for 22 days on a raft in the Pacific Ocean."National Archives Identifier:     2205869
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; OTR; World War II; Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc -- Personal narratives; Old Time Radio; Barctek, John F; Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American
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[texts]Operations Of The 101st Airborne Division In The Airborne Invasion Of The Netherlands 17 September-27 September 1944 (Rhineland Campaign): Personal Participation, Battalion Executive Of An Airborne AA/AT Battalion - Kemm, Robert R.
TABLE OF CONTENTS Index Bibliography Introduction Division Plan Terrain Regimental Missions Operations of the division Analysis and Criticism Lessons Map A - Allied Positions - September 1944 Map B - Division Landings and Dispositions - D-Day Map C - Operations - D-1 to D-10 Digitized by http://www.infantry.army.mil
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division, 101st; World War, 1939-1945; Operation Market Garden; Arnhem, Battle of, Arnhem, Netherlands, 1944; World War II
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[audio]1945 WTIC The War Goes On - WA4CZD
June 1945 radio interview with torpedoman Alfred E. Amos of Hartford CT & gunner's captain Stanley J. Olander of Manchester CT - survivors of the USS Franklin (CV-13).
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Old Time Radio; OTR; The War Goes On; WTIC; USS Franklin; 1945; World War II; WWII; USS Franklin (CV-13)
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[texts]Tally Ho! Yankee In A Spitfire - Donahue, Arthur Gerald, 1913-1942
"An account of the author's experiences in the R. A. F. during 1940-41." Book review in Google News Archive.Digitized by Google Books.
Keywords: WWII; Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Great Britain. -- Royal Air Force
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[texts]The Brereton Diaries: The War In The Air In The Pacific, Middle East, And Europe, 3 October 1941 - 8 May 1945 - Brereton, Lewis H. (Lewis Hyde), 1890-1967
The Brereton Diaries: The War In The Air In The Pacific, Middle East, And Europe, 3 October 1941 - 8 May 1945 By Lewis H. Brereton, Lieutenant General, USA CONTENTS PART I PHILIPPINES: Far East Air Force PART II JAVA-AUSTRALIA: Abdacom PART III CHINA-BURMA-INDIA: Tenth Air Force 105 PART IV MIDDLE EAST and MEDITERRANEAN Middle East Air Force (Later, Ninth Air Force) 135 PART V ENGLAND: Ninth Air Force 213 PART VI ENGLAND: First Allied Airborne Army 329 Digitized by Google.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Brereton, Lewis H. (Lewis Hyde), 1890-1967 -- Diaries; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; World War II
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[texts]Notes on Jungle Warfare from the U.S. Marines and U.S. Infantry on Guadalcanal Island - United States. War Department
"The attached lessons learned in the tactics of jungle warfare were obtained from the United States Marines and Infantry on Guadalcanal and are a result of interviews which are attached in the document. There is an attachment to this document (a training bulletin) titled "Close-up of Guadalcanal, October-November 1942: verbatim statements of participants" written February 1, 1943. Sections include leadership and use of staff, control, characteristics of this individual soldier, American tactics ...
Keywords: WWII; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Division, 1st -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; United States. Army; Combat Lessons; US Army; World War II
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[texts]Joe Foss, Flying Marine: The Story Of His Flying Circus, As Told To Walter Simmons - Foss, Joe
Producing Books in Wartime This book has been produced in conformity with war-time economy standards. The amount of reading matter has in no way been curtailed— when necessary more words per page are used. Thinner books and smaller books will save paper, cloth, metals, transportation and storage space and will conserve manpower. The publishers will do their utmost in meeting the objectives of the War Production Board towards the successful prosecution of the war...
Keywords: WWII; Joe Foss; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Aviation; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Marine Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands
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[texts]The Drainpipe Diary - Cates, Tressa R.
The Drainpipe Diary by Tressa R. Cates. Life in the Santo Tomas POW camp in the Philippines as a prisoner of the Japanese. It was republished later as Infamous Santo Tomás. Digitized by Google Books. Foreword "Today from our home in the Santa Barbara foothills, my eyes take in a scene of wondrous serenity. The velvet green of carefully tended lawns, complemented by low and rambling pastel-colored houses...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Santo Tomas Internment Camp (Manila, Philippines); World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Santo Tomas; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese
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[texts]Notes Taken By Our Repatriated Sisters, Sister Mary Joanne And Sister Jerome Marie, Arriving Home From War Torn China On The Gripsholm December 1, 1943 - Mary Joanne, Sister
"On November 25, 1941, the American gunboat went down river. For the first time it made no stop and blew no whistles. We knew something was wrong. All communications were cut off and we were left in the dark. It was December 8, 1941, the feast of the Immaculate Conception, when great events took place. This being one of the very special feasts of China, Christians came to attend Mass from afar off in spite of the drizzling rain...
Keywords: SS Gripsholm; Catholic Church -- Missions -- China; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners And Prisons, Japanese; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- China; Sisters of Saint Francis (Oldenburg, Ind.); World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American
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[texts]Serenade To The Big Bird - Stiles, Bert, 1920-1944
The author's experiences in the 401st Squadron, 91st Bomb Group, in a B-17 bomber.CONTENTS 1. FIRST CREW 13 2. TO BEGIN WITH 16 3. FIRST MISSION 18 4. CO-PILOTS' HOUSE 34 A Doll Named August 5. AIR MEDAL • Munich • Brunswick • Metz • Avord • Abortion 47 6. GROUNDED • London • Commando 66 A Doll Named August 7. MAC • Ceremony • Oak Leaf Cluster • Kiel and Paree • Big B 77 A Doll Named August 8...
Keywords: WWII; B-17 Bomber; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Group, 94th
Downloads: 471
[texts]So Sorry, No Peace - Gunnison, Royal Arch
Contents Foreword Part One: Before Pearl Harbor Part Two: Manila: December 1941 Part Three: Manila: January 1942 Part Four: Internment at Santo Tomas Part Five: Out of Manila: into Shanghai Part Six: Internment in Chapei Part Seven: Going Home Part Eight: After This, What? Digitized by Google.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; Santo Tomas Internment Camp (Manila, Philippines); World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Santo Tomas; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners And Prisons, Japanese; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines
[texts]The U.S. Army Air Forces In World War II: Reflections And Remembrances: Veterans Of The United States Army Air Forces Reminisce About World War II - Y'Blood, William T.
Table of Contents Foreword iii U.S. Senate Proclamation vii Remarks at Pentagon Center Court Dr. Sheila E. Widnall, USAF Secretary ix Gen. Ronald R. Fogleman, USAF Chief of Staff xi Lt. Col. Donald S. Lopez, USAF, retired xiii Reflections on the Air War in Europe Overview Dr. Richard G. Davis 1 Introductions Gen. Bryce Poe, II 10 Panelists Gen. Jacob E. Smart, USAF, retired 13 Maj. Gen. Lewis E. Lyle, USAF, retired 16 Lt...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945
[texts]Women Were Not Expected - Peto, Marjorie, 1904-
"INTRODUCTION: To the nurses who served with me in the European Theater of Operations during World War II, this volume is reminiscently and affectionately dedicated. Presbyterian Hospital, of the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York City, inaugurated a Unit which formed the nucleus of an organization which became the 2nd General Hospital, U.S. Army. A formal and complete record of its military and professional activities, from activation on January 31, 1942, to demobilization on Octobe...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; United States. -- Army -- General Hospital, 2nd; World War, 1939-1945; Military Nursing; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; Army Nurse Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; United States. -- Army Nurse Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- United States
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[texts]Still Time To Die - Belden, Jack, 1910-
TABLE OF CONTENTS THE NATURE OF THE BATTLEFIELD i. Falsehood 2. Uncertainty 3. Friction 4. Courage 5. Resolution 6. Exertion 7. Brotherhood and Loneliness 8. Destruction CHINESE BATTLEFIELDS Chapter I. The Death of a City 37 1. The dangerous position of China 37 2. The smell and feel of a city; its transmutation in war 42 3. War should be treated with respect 44 4. Defeat corrodes the soul 51 5. War breeds suspicion 54 6 .War arouses passions 59 7...
Keywords: CBI; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- China; World War, 1939-1945; Malta -- History -- Siege, 1940-1943; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Tunisia; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; World War, 1939-1945 -- China -- Shanghai; Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Salerno
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[texts]Log Of The Old Sarge - Serumgard, Arthur Kirker
"All books have some sort of a Preface. The Old Sarge leaves it to all gentle readers to be kind. He does not pretend to be a writer; however, has set down for your enjoyment and contemplation those things that came to his mind during the days of the late unpleasantness. The pages were written in camp, on the train, on aircraft and on ship, from Helena, Montana, to Utah, California, to Miami, thence to South America, Africa, India and then back home...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War II; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; CBI; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Transport Command; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Transport Command -- India China Wing
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[audio]Vox Pop - WA4CZD
NPR has said that Vox Pop was the first "Quiz Show" but that was sort of peripheral to the show, which was produced in a different location each week. It billed itself as the "premier audience participation show" and now these short interviews provide a keyhole glimpse into the era in which it was created. You can read more about Vox Pop here: http://www.npr.org/programs/morning/features/patc/quizshow/index.htmlhttp://www.digitaldeliftp.com/DigitalDeliToo/dd2jb-Vox-Pop.html also see the punny WB...
Keywords: 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1948; Vox Pop; World War, 1939-1945; Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994; Old Time Radio; Buster Crabbe; OTR; World War II; WWII; USAHS Wisteria; AFRS; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; GI Jill; USS Illinois (BB-7); World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Warren Hull; Ed Sullivan; Parks Johnson
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[texts]Shots Fired In Anger - George, John B., 1915-
Shots Fired in Anger: A Rifleman's Eye View of the Activities on the Island of Guadalcanal, in the Solomons, During the Elimination of the Japanese Forces there by the American Army under General Patch Whose Troops Included the 132nd Infantry of the Illinois National Guard, a Combat Unit of the American Division in which Organization the Author Served while Encountering the Experiences Described Herein...
Keywords: WWII; United States. -- Army -- Infantry Regiment, 132nd -- History; Firearms; George, John B., 1915-; World War, 1939-1945; Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands) -- History; Soldiers -- United States -- Biography; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; United States. -- Army -- Infantry -- Biography; Japan. -- Armed Forces -- Firearms; Marksmanship
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[texts]To Wake Island And Beyond: Reminiscences - Kessler, Woodrow M.
To Wake Island And Beyond: Reminiscences "This interesting memoir of Brigadier General Woodrow M Kessler's service during World War II was sent to me in February of this year. Almost immediately, it was the consensus of opinion of the historians who read it that we should publish it as an occasional paper. As an added bonus to later readers, we all agreed that it should be published in its original former General Kessler's calligraphy is so legible and unusual in these days that it was apparent ...
Keywords: Calligraphy; United States. Marine Corps; US Marines; USMC; Kessler, Woodrow M; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese; Wake Island, Battle of, Wake Island, 1941 -- Personal narratives, American; Wake Island, Battle of, Wake Island, 1941; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American
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[texts]They Call It Pacific: An Eye-witness Story Of Our War Against Japan From Bataan To The Solomons - Lee, Clark
Clark Lee was a correspondent for AP during WWII. Review of the book in 1943 at Google Books: The Story Of The Hell In The Pacific By A Man Who Courted Death To Get It Digitized by Google Books.
Keywords: WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area; World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines -- Bataan (Province); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines
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[texts]Air Base - Guyton, Boone T.
Contents Acknowledgment vii Chapter I 3 Chapter II 12 Chapter III 27 Chapter IV 46 Chapter V 65 Chapter VI 83 Chapter VII 101 Chapter VIII 119 Chapter IX 136 Chapter X 158 Chapter XI 189 Chapter XII 223 Chapter XIII 257 Index 285 Note for the Second Printing, Dec. 17, 1941 Now that the war has come to the Western Hemisphere, the Navy is in the thick of battle, and already it has been proved that capital ships can and will be sunk by aircraft...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Test Pilots; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; United States. -- Navy -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Navy -- Aviation
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[texts]Back From The Living Dead - Bank, Bertram
Back From The Living Dead: An Original Story Describing The Infamous March Of Death ; 33 Months In A Japanese Prison And Liberation By The Rangers by Bertram Bank.Digitized by Google. FOREWORD He breezed through the office with a hearty laugh and a healthy handshake as he bid us farewell when going into service. When he came back it was with the same sort of welcome. "The same old Bert" we said and undoubtedly these qualities helped him to survive the ordeal that had come in the intervening time...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines -- Bataan (Province); O'Donnell Camp (Philippines : Concentration camp); World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Group, 27th
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[texts]Report On England, November 1940 - Ingersoll, Ralph, 1900-1985
TOTAL WAR, TOTAL DEFENSE, TOTAL CRISIS ix I. HITLER HAD LONDON ONCE 3 II. I MEET THE WAR 14 III. ALARM 28 IV. GAY BY DAY, GRIM BY NIGHT 36 V. REQUIEM FOR A LOST SOCIETY 54 VI. DEATH IN THE DARK 67 VII. THE PLUMBER IS A LITTLE MAN 83 VIII. FIRES, FEAR, AND FREUD 104 IX. WINSTON CHURCHILL, ERNEST BEVIN, AND CLAUDE COCKBURN 121 X. CAN OUR PLANES FIGHT? 138 XI. TAIL-ASS-CHARLIE 158 XII. TECHNIQUE OF MURDER 171 XIII...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Great Britain; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, British; Great Britain. -- Royal Air Force; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Britain, Battle Of, Great Britain, 1940; London (England) -- History -- Bombardment, 1940-1941; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain
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[texts]One Damn Thing After Another - Treanor, Thomas
One Damn Thing After Another: The Adventures Of An Innocent Man Trapped Between Public Relations And The Axis.1944 book by War Correspondent Tom Treanor, who died that year after being run over by a tank in France. Contents Introduction vii I Trip to Cairo i II First Trip to the Front 8 III Cairo 19 IV Malta and Gibraltar 33 V Alexandria 44 VI South Africans 53 VII Before the Battle 59 VIII ElAlamein 64 IX Expelled to India 80 X A Mixed Bag of Indians 83 XI Two Englishmen 100 XII Down the Mayii ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Humor; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; CBI; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Egypt; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North
Downloads: 141
[texts]Bataan Uncensored - Miller, Ernest Brumaghim
Contents CHAPTER PAGE 1 Why? 1 2 Prewar Mobilization of Citizen Soldiers 10 3 The Team Is Kicked Apart 19 4 Secret Orders 26 5 Operation "Movement" 34 6 The Battle of Supply 42 7 There Will Be No War With Japan 52 8 War Comes 52 9 The Rice Storage at Cabanatuan 73 10 Invasion 82 11 The Agno River Rat Trap 91 12 Confusion 101 13 Empty Trucks— and Death 111 14 The Road to Bataan 122 15 Behind the "Gates" I33 16 The Abucay-Hacienda Line 144 17 Between Outpost and Japs 152 18 The Battle of January...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners And Prisons, Japanese; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; United States. -- Army -- Tank Battalion, 194th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines -- Bataan (Province); World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities
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[texts]Helmets And Lipstick - Haskell, Ruth G.
Lt. Ruth G. Haskell's 1944 memoir of WWII service in North Africa with the U.S. Army Nurse Corps. Preface "Usually when one thinks of the Army in times such as these, a picture comes to mind of a stalwart group of fighting soldiers striding off to war. It is very true that Uncle Sam has many, many nephews in his service, but in these past three years he has also acquired many nieces. Included among the latter are the Army nurses...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North; United States. -- Army Nurse Corps; Army Nurse Corps; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; United States. Army; Military Nursing; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical Care -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American
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[texts]General Kenney Reports: A Personal History Of The Pacific War - Kenney, George C. (George Churchill), 1889-1977
CONTENTS PAGE Introduction xi I. Assignment to the Pacific July, 1942 3 II. With MacArthur in Australia August, 1942 25 III. New Guinea August-September, 1942 59 IV. The Buna Campaign: I September-October, 1942 97 V. The Buna Campaign: II November-December, 1942 135 VI. "Our Losses Were Light" January -February , 1943 181 VII. The Battle of the Bismarck Sea March, 1943 197 VIII. First Trip to Washington March, 1943 209 IX...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Kenney, George C. (George Churchill), 1889-1977; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 5th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American
[texts]On Valor's Side - Gallant, Thomas Grady
Contents Foreword BOOK ONE In the Beginning Was the Left Foot i ONE Sowing of the Dragon Seed 3 TWO The Sprouting of the Seed 18 THREE Miserable Dragons 38 FOUR Dragons, Booted and Spurred 58 FIVE Smoke and Fire of Dragons 79 SIX Into the Tents of the Nomads 100 SEVEN The Striking of the Tents 120 EIGHT In the Bogs of Verona 136 NINE Unfolding the Unknown 157 BOOK TWO Blood on the Rising Sun 177 TEN The Docks of Wellington 179 ELEVEN The Coo of the Cockatoo 209 TWELVE Death and Vulgarity 235 THI...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States -- Marine Corps -- Division, 1st; United States. Marine Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal Island; United States. -- Marine Corps. -- Marine Division, 1st; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; World War II
[movies]We All Came Home: Army and Navy Nurse POWs In World War II - United States. Department of Defense
We All Came Home: Army and Navy Nurse POWs In World War II NTIS No.: AVA14014VNB1 Documentary about the first U.S. women prisoners of war, the "Angels of Corregidor," who were captured after the fall of Bataan and Corregidor. Includes interviews/oral histories with some of the ex-POW nurses. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/o...
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Nurse Corps; United States. -- Navy Nurse Corps; Corregidor; Army Nurse Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines -- Bataan (Province); World War II: Women; Santo Tomas; POWs; Military Nursing; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; Santo Tomas Internment Camp (Manila, Philippines); World War II; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese; Angels of Corregidor; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; United States. -- Army Nurse Corps -- History
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[movies]The Army-Navy Screen Magazine 06 - United States. Army Signal Corps’ Army Pictorial Service
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 06, 1943 (AKA The War, NO. 6, 1943)01 F.O.B. America: Short film about the M-10 tank destroyer. 02 Back Home - Detroit Michigan: Short film about Detroit. UAW factory workers go to Camp Atterbury, Indiana to experience military life. Soldiers to go Detroit to visit the plants that are producing materiel for the war effort. 03 I Was There [Doolittle Raid]: AAF Captains Ted W...
Keywords: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine; UAW; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993; Tokyo (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1942; World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank warfare; United States. Army; US Army; World War II: Homefront; WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Merchant Marines; Merchant Mariners -- Soviet
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[movies]The Army-Navy Screen Magazine 52 - United States. Army Signal Corps’ Army Pictorial Service
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 52, 1945 01 Amateur Night: Short film about auditions for veterans at NBC Radio in NYC at the RCA Building. 02 Rescue: Short film about rescued POWs in the Philippines and the Bataan Death March. 03 Private Snafu - Murder She Says: Short animated training film about a malaria-ridden femme fatale, Anopheles Annie (Joan Blondell?), vs Private Snafu. The Army-Navy Screen Magazine 52 1945: the entire newsreel...
Keywords: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine; Malaria -- prevention & control -- Instructional Films and Videos; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Malaria -- prevention & control -- Animation; Military Medicine; World War, 1939-1945; Military Medicine -- Animation; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons; US Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines -- Bataan (Province); Rockefeller Center (New York, N.Y.); G.E. Building / General Electric Building / RCA Building Rockefeller Center (New York, N.Y.) / Radio City; United States. Army; OTR; World War II: Homefront; Old Time Radio; WWII; RCA Building; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners And Prisons, Japanese
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[movies]The Army-Navy Screen Magazine 22 - United States. Army Signal Corps’ Army Pictorial Service
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 22, 1944 01 Burma Outpost: Short film about Station X in Burma and the problem of supply. 02 A Few Quick Facts: Short animated film in a lovely constructivist style that illustrates random statistics and facts about the war. 03 Quentin Reynolds Talks About G.I. News: Short film narrated by Quentin Reynolds, which gives a behind-the-scenes look at Yank magazine and the Armed Forces Network...
Keywords: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine; Hour of Charm Orchestra; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Transport Command; World War II; Spitalny, Phil, 1890-1970; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; Yank (Magazine); World War II: Homefront; Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; US Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons; Reynolds, Quentin James, 1902-1965; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; CBI; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma; Armed Forces Network
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[movies]The Army-Navy Screen Magazine 21 - United States. Army Signal Corps’ Army Pictorial Service
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 21, 1944 01 Youth Power: High school students at James A. Garfield High School in Los Angeles work at the Lockheed and Douglas aircraft plants under a special program for the war effort. 02 Private Snafu - Snafuperman: Snafu doesn't have to study, because he is going to crush the Axis all by himself. 03 I Was There - Tarawa: Sgt. Norman Hatch, Marine Combat Cameraman, shares footage from Tarawa...
Keywords: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine; Lockheed Aircraft Corporation; World War II: Homefront; Douglas Aircraft Company; World War, 1939-1945; Chaplain Francis Foxhole Kelly; World War II; Tarawa, Battle of, Kiribati, 1943; United States. Army; Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943; US Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; United States. Marine Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- War Work -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons; WWII; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography; Hatch, Norm, 1921-
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[texts]Front Line Surgeons - Graves, Clifford Lewis 1906-
Front Line Surgeons: A History of the Third Auxiliary Surgical Group"Few of the unit histories of World War II evidence the thoughtful and painstaking preparations that have obviously gone into the history of this group. Well documented by maps, it shows an awareness of the part played by this unit in the over-all strategic picture that is rare in histories of this type. It is also an extremely valuable study of the evolution of the purpose and functions of the auxiliary surgical teams and of th...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental Histories -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Tunisia; Surgery, Military; Military Nursing; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front; Military Medicine; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; World War II; United States. -- Army -- 3d Auxiliary Surgical Group; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- United States
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[movies]Interviewing Philippine Internees 1945 - United States. War Department
BPR 1083 Interviewing Philippine Internees 1945 War Department Bureau of Public Relations film, no. 1083 National archives description: "Each reel shows U.S. POW and civilian internees, recently released from Japanese camps in the Philippines, being interviewed. In addition, reel 1 shows facilities in a hospital tent and nurses taking temperatures; reel 2 shows cases of jungle rot; reel 3 shows explosions in Manila as pockets of Japanese resistance are mopped up, and liberated civilian internees...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines -- Manila; Angels of Corregidor; POWs; United States. -- Army Nurse Corps; Corregidor; Army Nurse Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines -- Bataan (Province); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines; Santo Tomas Internment Camp (Manila, Philippines); United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division, 11th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; War Department: Bureau of Public Relations; United States. -- Navy Nurse Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Santo Tomas; Los Baños Internment Camp; John Hay Internment Camp (Baguio, Philippines)
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[movies]The Army-Navy Screen Magazine 55 - United States. Army Signal Corps’ Army Pictorial Service
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 55, 1945 01 Bastogne: Short film about Bastogne, introduced by Lt. Clair Hess of the 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, Co F, 2nd Battalion, 101st Airborne. 02 By Request: Short film compilations - One film is about Lexington, Kentucky and the University of K. Also includes a film of the G.I. Jive radio show, including G.I. Jill (Martha Wilkerson). (More here http://archive.org/details/AfrsG.i.Jive.) Another film includes NYC at Easter and St...
Keywords: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine; Nuts!; St. Patrick's Cathedral (New York, N.Y.); McAuliffe, Anthony C., 1898-1975; Kentucky; Easter; Armed Forces Radio Service; AFRS; Armed Forces Network; GI Jive; Martha Wilkerson; GI Jill; Durante, Jimmy, 1893-1980; Devine, Andy, 1905-1978; Benchley, Robert, 1889-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Belgium -- Bastogne; United States. -- Army -- Parachute Infantry Regiment, 501st; United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division, 101st; Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Siege of Bastogne
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[movies]The Army-Navy Screen Magazine 23 - United States. Army Signal Corps’ Army Pictorial Service
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 23, 1944 01 So's Your Old Man: Short film about elderly men, too old for service in the regular Navy, who volunteer to guard ports and docks for the U.S. Coast Guard Volunteer Port Security Force (VPSF). 02 Somewhere In Italy: Short film about Italian mountaineer troops training with U.S. troops. 03 Target Germany: Short film about the 8th Army Air Force aerial bombing operations over Germany...
Keywords: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th; Mosquito Control -- methods -- Pacific Islands -- Instructional Films and Videos; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Military Medicine -- Pacific Islands -- Instructional Films and Videos; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Malaria -- prevention & control -- Pacific Islands -- Instructional Films and Videos; Training Film; United States. -- Coast Guard -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Volunteer Port Security Force; San Francisco; US Coast Guard; United States. Army; World War II; US Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; World War II: Homefront; World War, 1939-1945 -- Mountain Warfare
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[movies]The Army-Navy Screen Magazine 05 - United States. Army Signal Corps’ Army Pictorial Service
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 05, 1943. (AKA "The War No. 5) 01 Finishing School: Amphibious training at Camp Gordon Johnston, Florida. 02 Back Home - Cos Cob, Conn.: A Connecticut family runs a mom and pop machine shop for the war effort. 03 I Was There [Corregidor] Captain Ruth E. Parsons [Ruth Parsons Schabacker, model for the Nurse's Memorial statue at Arlington National Cemetery] and Lt...
Keywords: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine; United States. -- Army Nurse Corps; Angels of Corregidor; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines -- Bataan (Province); World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- United States; Corregidor; Army Nurse Corps; Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959; United States. -- Army -- Women's Army Corps; Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995; Forrestal, James, 1892-1949; World War II: Women; World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945; US Army; World War II: Homefront; Camp Gordon Johnston (Fla.); World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Amphibious Operations; WWII
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